There were omens from the beginning. Thus begins the tale of Toby O Dare (aka Lucky the Fox), a precise and methodical professional assassin in Anne Rice s newest novel, Angel Time (Knopf 2009).


What if there really were witches in Massachusetts in the 1600s? This is the question author Katherine Howe explores in her debut novelThe Physick Book of Deliverance Dane(Hyperion 2009).


When Tom Brokaw s The Greatest Generation hit bookstores in 1998, it served to perpetuate the great American myth about soldiers returning home from World War II.


Every city has a collage of places and things producing a way of life that people call home.